Page 90

WorldWide Cruises 2017-18

Azorean Island Discovery 30th September 2017 • 14 nights • Sails from Liverpool • Boudicca • CRUISE ID: D1723 The hot springs of São Miguel Island, Horta’s volcanic vistas, and the chance to encounter Sperm Whales – the exceptionally diverse, emerald-green Azores await your discovery. The highlights don’t stop there: the scents of the vibrant floral blooms explode into life in Madeira, before the chance to explore Oporto presents Baroque architecture, Oporto (from Leixões) Madeira To/from Liverpool Ponta Delgada Praia da Vitória Horta (overnight) Date Arrive Depart Destination SEPTEMBER 2017 Sat 30 PM Liverpool OCTOBER 2017 Sun 01-Tue 03 Cruising Wed 04 early pm late night Praia da Vitória, Terceira, Azores Thu 05 early am Horta, Faial, Azores Fri 06 late pm Horta, Faial, Azores Sat 07 early am late pm Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores Sun 08 Cruising Mon 09 early am late pm Funchal, Madeira Tue 10 Cruising Wed 11 early pm late pm Oporto (from Leixões), Portugal Thu 12-Fri 13 Cruising Sat 14 AM Liverpool Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. landscapes via the unique levada irrigation network, or taking in one of the many enchanting gardens at your leisure. Sampling the island’s famous wine is the ideal complement to your captivating journey of discovery. Oporto (from Leixões), Portugal A short journey from Leixões takes you into the heart of Oporto, with its fortress-like Cathedral and Baroque architecture, including the magnificent Clérigos Church. Head to the historic, UNESCO-listed Ribeira District, where narrow, cobbled lanes meander down to the Douro River, and don’t forget to visit one of the many wine cellars for a taste of the tipple named after the city, Port. From only £1,499 per person cobbled streets and wine cellars galore. Praia da Vitória, Terceira, Azores Praia da Vitória was once heavily fortified and parts of the old town wall can still be seen, overlooked by the 16th century Fort of Santa Catarina. The vibrant, historic town centre features the Church of Santa Cruz and the Town Hall; while a tour to UNESCO-listed Angra do Heroísmo is highly recommended. Horta, Faial, Azores The pretty Faial Island is home to Horta, a marvellous, unspoilt treasure. You’ll be almost immediately enveloped in beauty at the Blue Flag marina, home to an open-air exhibition of visiting sailors’ paintings. Stunning landscapes surround the city – a mix of lakes, cliffs and valleys – as well as the intriguing volcanic structures, Caldeira and Capelinhos. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE See Horta from a different perspective on a 4x4 Jeep adventure, seeking out the most important and beautiful places on the island. Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores Ponta Delgada boasts a fine array of parks, cobbled streets and squares, a modern marina and waterside cafés. Owing to its location on São Miguel Island, it’s also the gateway to the extinct Sete Cidades Volcano and its picturesque crater lakes; the hot springs and fumaroles of the mystical Furnas Valley; and much more. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Discover some of the highlights of São Miguel Island, including the hot sulphur springs, steaming fumaroles and beautiful botanical garden of Furnas Valley, and the historic town of Ribeira Grande. Funchal, Madeira Alongside the blissful colours and scents, the benign climate in Funchal lends itself well to exploration, be it admiring the stunning The Azores were very interesting — amazing wildflowers. Madeira was also beautiful. independent customer reviews Tours from Leixões to Oporto bookable prior to departure, subject to availability. Canary Islands, Madeira & the Azores Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £22 | Balcony Room: £86 | Suite: £90 | Single Rooms from > £2,499 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 90 All of the following included from only £108 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym • Choice of live evening entertainment • 3 formal nights Overnight stay in Horta Visit fredolsencruises.com, contact your travel agent or call 0800 0355 105


WorldWide Cruises 2017-18
To see the actual publication please follow the link above